Four of Ex-Acer computer engineers from Taiwan came together to form Asus in 1989, of which the official name happens to be ASUSTeK Computers Inc. This name of the multinational company was etymologized from the word “Pegasus.” With its headquarters in Taipei, Asus produces motherboards, desktops, laptops, tablets, monitors, mobile phones, video cards, PDAs, computer networking devices, computer components, computer cooling systems, networking device, etc. By 2009, Asus had spread its wings in a few other countries, like China, Mexico, Czech Republic, and operates from around 32 countries, having more than 400 service partners throughout the world. Primarily selling its own products with its own brand name, it is also in manufacturing of components for other names like Apple, HP, Dell, etc. With all the hard work and motivated team, in the year 2011, Asus became the fifth largest PC vendor of the world, just behind HP, Lenevo, Dell and Acer. Not just this, the company also has been given rank in Asia’s Top 10 IT companies. Moreover, it has been ranked as numero uno while considering quality and service providing by Wall Street Journal Asia, also was ranked number 1 in 2008 Taiwan Top 10 Global Brands in the IT Hardware category, wherein it came out with a brand value of US $1.3 billion. The company’s Indian leg has as well won the title of “Best Manufacturer of the year Award for Notebook & Netbook.”
As for its functioning and reliability, ASUS notebooks along with other few brands went to space on different missions, and came back winning over all other names. The company claims that unlike other brand products, ASUS laptops did not overheat. It also worked the best when on an emergency call on a medical and rescue helicopter in New South Wales of Australia. Coming back to our dear earth, ASUS was one of the best performers while in the PATAGONIA 200 race, wherein systems were made to work in hot deserts and snow mountains, both of which places at, ASUS performed as a winner. The laptops from the company also bravely fought the severe conditions on the world’s highest altitude mount, Mount Everest, where it were only the ASUS notebooks which survived at an altitude of 5,000 meters and extreme low temperatures.
Asus Laptop Models
Asus a huge range of both, netbooks and notebooks, under the divisions of Eee and notebooks, wherein notebooks are further given two sections, notebooks for personal usage and commercial usage.
ASUS Eee, stading for three “Easies” as in “Easy to learn, Easy to work, Easy to play,” was launched in the year 2007, and soon came to be famously cited for its light weight solid-state drive, LINUX operating system and comparatively low prices. As of date, ASUS India has two ranges of laptops uner the name Eee, Eee Pad and Eee PC. Eee Pad Transformer TF101 and Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 are two currently available ASUS laptops in India. As for ASUS Eee PC, there are nine models in total; Eee PC 1011PX, Eee PC 1015CX, Eee PC 1015PEM, Eee PC 1015PW, Eee PC 1015PX, Eee PC R051CX, Eee PC R051PX, Eee PC R105D, Eee PC X101H.
ASUS has separate divisions for its notebooks, each of these ranges have further series divided. There are five ranges, namely, Multimedia Entertainment, Special Edition, Superior Mobility, Gaming Powerhouse and Versatile Performance. Multimedia Entertainment range are further divisible into two series, N55 Series, under which are two laptop models, N55SF (which proudly boasts of the incredible audio system it has with ASUS SonicMaster Technology co-developed with audio expertsBang & Olufsen ICEpower) and NX90 series, under which is ASUS NX90SN, which has been blessed with SonicMaster technology, gets “sensational speed,” dual touchpads with rotation desktop, based on 2nd generation Intel Core processor. As for the Special Edition ASUS laptops, a luxury collection, there are VX7 Series and Bamboo series, both of which have two models each. VX7 series has ASUS-Automobili Lamborghini VX7, which has been designed with a distinguished sharpness, with an Intel Quad-Core processor to speed up the computing like never before, with graphics of NVIDIA GTX 460 DX11. ASUSAutomobili Lamborghini VX7SX, which has a design with inspiration and license from Automobili Lamborghini, is powered with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M GPU, ultrafast connectivity with 3.0 USB and based on 2nd generation quad core processor. The Superior Mobility range has laptops under U32 Series, U46 Series, U43 Series and U36 Series. There is one notebook under U32 Series, U32U, which happens to be an elegant, slim and light machine, with AMD Brazos and exclusive Super Hybrid Engine to provide a compact power enabling a better multitasking with longer battery life (10 hours on portability); the beautifully artistic aluminium cover gives it a distinct look. Under U46 Series is a single machine, U46SV, which is less than an inch thick, comes enabled with GeForce GPU and power backed with 2nd generation Intel Core processor.
High definition multimedia interface, 10 hours of extended battery life, and a better connectivity makes it a super computer in a way. When we talk of U43 Series, there are two models; U43Jc, which can be described with one word, beautiful, this specially is called Bamboo collection of notebooks, launched for eco and fashion conscious people, with its smoky brown bamboo organic look, have smart brains, upgraded speed, 11% better CPU performance, thanks to Super Hybrid Engine, rightly shortened as SHE (since beauty and brains are something related to a “she” and never a “he”). USB 3.0 makes data transfer speed up by at least 10 times when compared to USB 2.0. The other one is U43SD, with bamboo exteriors, 2nd generation Intel Core i3 and i5 processors and supported by NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics and backed by 1 Gb DDR3 video memory. Under the U36 Series, there are two models; starting with U36JC, it is claimed to be the first laptop with a thickness of 19 mm and Intel standard voltage i5 or i3 CPU together. It weighs a total of 1.44 kg, has a 4-cell battery that can go on for 10 hours and wins a fingerprint free, soft palm rest. The other one is U36SD, which comes with the same exteriors as U36JC, Intel Core i5 processor, 4 GB DDR3 1333 MHz SDRAM and Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium. For the Gaming PowerHouse range, there are G75 and G74 Series. G75 Series has one model, G75VW, which is claimed to be THE fighting machine, with powerhouse performance, unimaginable 3D with NVIDIA 3D Vision 2, is almost a audio and video treat, even the design of the machine focuses on gaming, with the machine working lot more cooler, quieter, and longer thanks to the dual fan filter system.
G74 series too comes with a single model under it as of now, G74SX. This gaming machine gives a feel of desktop gaming, with an ultra portability feature, coming with 2nd Gen Intel Core i7 processor, 3GB of GDDR5 VRAM enhanced by NVIDIA GTX 560M GPU. The 3D video and audio provides almost a life-like feel to the gamer, with a plus being super relaxed laptop with a 5 degree incline, and rubber palm rests. All this comes with an in-built cooler, a unique design to vent the air out. The Versatile Performance has X43 Series with two models X43SJ and X43U; K53 Series has six models as K53E, K53SC, K53SD, K53SJ, K53SM, K53SV. X53 Series comes with another five models, X53E, X53SC, X53TA, X53U, X53Z. X52 Series is made up of two models, X52F and X52JT. K52DR, K52F, K52JE, K52JK, K52Jr and K52N together form K52 Series. Under the X42 Series, there are three models as X42DE, X42Jr and X2JY. K42 has yet another set of three laptop models, K42DE, K42DR and K42JA.
The commercial segment notebooks that are the top business purpose laptops have two series, P53 Series and P52 Series, both comprised of one model each. P53 has P53E, which comes with a palm proof touchpad, integrated business card holder, intuitive BIOS user interface, etc.; with Intel anti theft technology and Computrace, these become one of the safest too. To make it safer is anti shock hard ware, while the Intel Core processor makes it speedier. P52 has P52F, which has Intel Core i5 processor and is DOS based and 6 cell battery. The palm proof technology helps you avoid the unavoidable mistakes that happen while you rest your palm on the touch pad. One feature, hotkey ASUS Scene Switch, is almost a winner here, which can easily mute settings, disable screensavers, switch wallpapers, etc. Anti shock hard drive, integrated business card holder and WiMAX support keep the users smiling.
Best Asus Laptops Models
Asus laptops are easily better than the best. ASUS comes with better configuration than others of competition. These are the real gaming beasts, with more than enough power in them. Out of such power backed machines, calling one better than the other, or selecting a few as the best could be impartial. Still, here is the list of top 10 ASUS laptop models in India. Eee Pad Transformer TF101, from the Eee series could easily feature on the list of top 10. Of the Eee PC series, most of them are the best, still to call it a name, we can quote Eee PC R105D and Eee PC 1015PX.
To talk of notebooks, Gaming PowerHouse is a sure shot winner. Both the laptops in this range, G75VW and G74SX, with their portability, gaming design, Audio-Video features, cooling power, bending angle, etc. win hearts and come out as the toppers among all the brand competition and not just in ASUS! As for Multimedia Entertainment, NX90SN is the better of the lot, which comes power backed by Intel Core i7, Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium, 6 celled 5600 mAh battery. The Special Edition laptops have really special Bamboo series, which has machines with power yet are eco friendly, beauty is something the whole series oozes with. Inclusion of Super Hybrid Engine has made the series one of the most searched after. U43Jc and U43SD happen to the most popular ASUS laptops. ASUS-Automobili Lamborghini VX7SX of this same series is yet another winner the mention of which should not be missed. From the Super Mobility range, best ASUS models are U46SV and U36SD, with their extremely sleek look.
Price of Asus Laptop Models
ASUS can proudly boast of the lowest prices among all its contemporaries considering the features that the machines have been gifted with. ASUS U43Jc comes for Rs. 61,000. U36SD 51,000, asus G74SX: 75,000, N55SF: 67,180